AAC&U Senior Staff

Lynn Pasquerella, AAC&U President-Elect
President
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Advocacy for Liberal Education, Access to Excellence in Higher Education, Civic Engagement, Strategic Planning, Assessment and Accreditation
Susan Albertine
Senior Scholar, Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons; Director, LEAP States Initiative
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
General Education and Assessment, Global Liberal Education, Teaching and Learning, Faculty Development, P-16 Access and Equity, Institutional Change
Donald Harward
Senior Fellow and Director, Bringing Theory to Practice
Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons
AAC&U
Anne Jenkins
Senior Director for Communications
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Strategic communications; media and influencer relations; content and marketing strategy; messaging; crisis communications; program and event management
Amy Jessen-Marshall
Vice President
Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Integrative Learning, Global Learning, Outcomes Based Assessment, Rubric Development, Curriculum Development and Pedagogy, Faculty Development, Learning Communities and Organizational Change
Kelly Mack
Vice President and Executive Director, Project Kaleidoscope
Office of Undergraduate Science Education (PKAL/STEM)
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Broadening Participation in Higher Education, STEM Undergraduate Education, Faculty Development, STEM Gender Equity, Intersectionality, Institutional Transformation.
Kate McConnell
Senior Director for Research and Assessment
Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Course-Embedded Assessment, Aligning Pedagogy with Assessment Efforts, Rubrics, Faculty Development, Leveraging the Learning Sciences in the Classroom
Tia Brown McNair
Vice President
Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
P-16, Access and Student Success, Equity and Diversity, Inclusion, Theory to Practice, Policy Development, Institutional Change, Statewide Network Building
Caryn McTighe Musil
Senior Scholar and Director of Civic Learning and Democracy Initiatives
Office of the President
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Women in Higher Education, Diversity in Higher Education, Curriculum and Faculty Development, International Education, Civic Engagement
Lisa Russell O'Shea
Senior Director of Development
Office of the President
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Major Giving, Annuities and other Planned Giving Vehicles, Making the Case for Giving, Donor Stewardship, Guided Inquiry Learning, Change Management for Institutions and Individuals
Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment
Vice President
Office of Quality, Curriculum, and Assessment and Executive Director of VALUE
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
General Education, Assessment, Institutional Change, Curricular Alignment and Transfer (Community Colleges and Post-secondary), Quality of Student Learning, Access
Melissa Soto
Director of Undergraduate STEM Education
Office of Undergraduate STEM Education
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Diversity and Inclusion in STEM Higher Education, Gender Equity, Institutional Transformation, Faculty Development
Bethany Zecher Sutton
Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the President
Office of Outreach and Member Engagement
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, Communications and Advocacy, Organizational Change, General Higher Education Issues
Dawn Whitehead
Senior Director for Global Learning and Curricular Change
Office of Integrative Liberal Learning and the Global Commons
AAC&U
Areas of Expertise: 
Civic Engagement, Education Abroad, Global Learning, International and Comparative Education, International Service Learning, Internationalization of the Curriculum